Note: Gilbert's active service during the war was as follows. HMCS Stadacona 13 Jul 40-7 Jan 41 HMCS Spikenard 8 Jan 41-15 Aug 41 7 months HMCS Stadacona 16 Aug 41-19 Aug 41 HMCS Prince David 20 Aug 41-17 Oct 41 2 months HMCS Standacona18 Oct 41-2 Jan 42 HMCS The Pas 3 Jan 42-14 Oct 43 1 year 9 months HMCS Stadacona 15 Oct 43-28 Oct 43 HMCS Hochelaga II 29 Oct 43-27 Nov 43 1 month HMCS Stormont 28 Nov 43-28 Mar 45 1 year 4 months HMCS Scotian 29 Mar 45-19 Jun 45 3 months HMCS Peregrine 20 Jun 45-24 Jun 45 HMCS York 25 Jun 45- 2 Jul 45 Demobilized Buried in Royal Canadian Legion Cemetery in Sioux Lookout, under a simple plaque with his service number and name. Born at 8 Murray Street, Eastpark, District of Maryhill, Glasgow at 0540 am. Arrived in Quebec City aboard RMS Athenia 0n 23 June 1929 after living in Terregles, Scotland with a grandparent for some years. As a young boy he first entered Terregles School at age five on May 2, 1916. He was registered by a neighbour named Henry Hannan who lived in the Terregles Stables and was registering his own son George Henry Hannan. Gilbert was listed as living in Terregles Village. They left Glasgow on 14 June. He was listed as 18 at the time, single, born in Glasgow, passage paid by father, trade in Scotland was a carter and the trade listed for Canada was, "anything". He was going to his father Robert, Box 314 Oakville. Next of kin in Scotland was Aunt, Miss Mary Maxwell, Commercial Road, Ladybank, Fife. Money in possession at the time of landing was 126 pounds sterling. He was travelling inland on the CNR and was granted Landed Immigrant status. He was a Stoker Petty Officer in the Royal Canadian Navy Voluntary Reserve 1939-1945. As a boy, he was enrolled in the Terregles School in May of 1916 by a Henry Hannan of Terregles Stables.
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